Hawks Complete Comeback With Walkoff

Last night I was at the Cove once again to see the South Bend Silverhawks take on the Peoria Chiefs. When the Chiefs are in town you see fans that are normally Silverhawk fans rooting for the opponent. Both teams scored in the first. The Chiefs did it the hard way while the Silverhawks used a home run by Chris Owings to score the run. Owings ball almost left the stadium completely in left center. It was hit well, and off the bat you knew that the game was tied. The only reason the Hawks had the lead to start the eighth inning was because of the arm of right fielder Alberto Diaz. He gunned down two runners on the night with his cannon. The first of those is shown above from the first inning. Diaz had the ball at third so far ahead of the runner that third baseman Bobby Borchering had to wait on the tag. Continue reading